Notice of several competitions...
We have two new contests open to UK HNS members: win copies of Harry
Sidebottom's Warrior of Rome: Fire in the East and/or Tony Pollard's
The Minutes of the Lazarus Club, both from Michael Joseph/Penguin UK.
Deadline 31 Aug.
Fish Publishing, in cooperation with the HNS, announces Short
Histories IV. This short story competition offers a top prize of
�1,000 plus publication in the Fish Anthology 2008. Five runners up
will each receive an award of �100 and will also be published in the
Anthology. Deadline 31 Aug. Click for details.
The 30th June, 2008 is the centenary of the birth of Winston Graham �
one of the most successful and prolific novelists of the twentieth
century. To mark his centenary the Royal Cornwall Museum Truro is
holding a Centenary Exhibition � Poldark�s Cornwall: the life and
works of Winston Graham Graham and is launching the Winston Graham
Historical Prize for an unpublished work of historical fiction.
Also, there is the Times/Chicken House prize for an unpublished work
of children's fiction (age 9-16). See: http://
Good luck all!
Founder/Publisher The Historical Novel Society
Marine Cottage, The Strand, Starcross, Devon, EX6 8NY. UK.
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